944 Technical Information

944 (1983 - 1986)
Engine
M44/01 - 06
Number of Cylinders
4
Bore
100 mm
Stroke
78.9 mm
Displacement
2479 cm3
Compression Ratio (ROW)
10.6 : 1
Horsepower DIN (ROW)
163 @ 5800 RPM
Max. Torque SAE (ROW)
151.3 ft-lb
Acceleration (0-60 mph)(ROW)
?
Top Speed (ROW)
?
Compression Ratio (USA)
9.5 : 1
Horsepower DIN (USA)
150 @ 5500 RPM
Max. Torque SAE (USA)
137 ft-lb
Acceleration (0-60 mph)(USA)
?
Top Speed (USA)
?

944 Turbo (1986 - 1988.5)
Engine
M44/51
Number of Cylinders
4
Bore
100 mm
Stroke
78.9 mm
Displacement
2479 cm3
Compression Ratio
8.0 : 1
Horsepower DIN
220 @ 5800 RPM
Max. Torque SAE
243 ft-lb @ 3500 RPM
Acceleration (0-60 mph)
6.1 sec.
Top Speed
153 mph

944 (1987 - 1988)
Engine
M44/07 - 09
Number of Cylinders
4
Bore
100 mm
Stroke
78.9 mm
Displacement
2479 cm3
Compression Ratio
10.2 : 1
Horsepower DIN
158 @ 5900 RPM
Max. Torque SAE
140 ft-lb @ 3000 RPM
Acceleration (0-60 mph)
?
Top Speed
?

944S (1987 - 1988)
Engine
M44/40
Number of Cylinders
4
Bore
100 mm
Stroke
78.9 mm
Displacement
2479 cm3
Compression Ratio
10.9 : 1
Horsepower DIN
188 @ 6000 RPM
Max. Torque SAE
170 ft-lb @ 4300 RPM
Acceleration (0-60 mph)
7.5 sec
Top Speed
142 mph

944 Turbo (1988.5 - 1991)
Engine
M44/52
Number of Cylinders
4
Bore
100 mm
Stroke
78.9 mm
Displacement
2479 cm3
Compression Ratio
8.0 : 1
Horsepower DIN
250 @ 6000 RPM
Max. Torque SAE
258 ft-lb @ 4000 RPM
Acceleration (0-60 mph)
5.5 sec.
Top Speed
162 mph

944 (1989)
Engine
M44/11,12
Number of Cylinders
4
Bore
104 mm
Stroke
78.9 mm
Displacement
2688 cm3
Compression Ratio
10.9 : 1
Horsepower DIN
162 @ 5800 RPM
Max. Torque SAE
140 ft-lb @ 4100 RPM
Acceleration (0-60 mph)
8.0
Top Speed
136 mph

944 S2 (1989)
Engine
M44/41
Number of Cylinders
4
Bore
104 mm
Stroke
87.8 mm
Displacement
3000 cm3
Compression Ratio
10.9 : 1
Horsepower DIN
208 @ 5800 RPM
Max. Torque SAE
207 ft-lb @ 4100 RPM
Acceleration (0-60 mph)
6.5 sec.
Top Speed
142 mph

968 (1992-1993)
Engine
M44/43

M44/44 (Tiptronic)
Number of Cylinders
4
Bore
104 mm
Stroke
87.8 mm
Displacement
3000 cm3
Compression Ratio
11.0 : 1
Horsepower SAE
(DIN HP numbers unavailable)
236 @ 6200 RPM
Max. Torque SAE
225 ft-lb @ 4100 RPM
Acceleration (0-60 mph)
6.3 sec.

6.7 (Tiptronic)
Top Speed
156 mph

153 (Tiptronic)

Clark's Garage 1998